Thanks to support from the University’s Van Houten Fund and GLAM Digital Strategy, Jamie Cameron and Kathryn Eccles have been working with Philip Grover at the Pitt Rivers Museum to produce the first publicly-available online exhibition to be published on Cabinet.

First displayed at the Pitt Rivers in 2013 by curator Philip...


Congratulations to Professor Christine Gerrard (Faculty of English), whose use of Cabinet alongside lectures whilst teaching her course ‘Democratising the Classics: popular literature, consumer taste, and material objects in the eighteenth century’ has been recognised with an OxTALENT Award.  Her entry came first place within the category ‘Innovative Teaching and Learning with Technology’.  The Award was presented at a ceremony last night at the Oxford Martin School by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, Professor Martin Williams.  You can read about the other winners ...


Congratulations are in order for Professor Christine Gerrard of the Faculty of English, who has just been awarded a Humanities Teaching Award for her new lecture course entitled ‘Democratising the Classics: popular literature, consumer taste, and material objects in the eighteenth century’.  A UEP Faculty Fellowship at the Ashmolean Museum allowed her to work with objects from the University’s collections, which were then digitised (in 2D and 3D) and uploaded with help from the Cabinet team.  You can read more about the award ...


Researchers from the Cabinet project, led by OII Research Fellow Dr Kathryn Eccles and supported by Research Assistant Jamie Cameron, have worked with Deputy Head of Education Helen Ward, curators and study room assistants at the Ashmolean Museum to contribute 3D content to a new Augmented Reality (AR) app to accompany...


The Cabinet project was delighted to take part in Cheney School’s Iris Festival of Imagined Worlds, held on Friday 9th February. The Festival celebrated novels set in imaginary worlds, exploring how ancient myths and histories have often inspired these worlds, and showcased museum artefacts connected to imagined worlds and stories.  The Cabinet project has been developing interactive digital models of museum objects for use in university teaching and learning, and has produced a wide range of...


Dr Kathryn Eccles gave a short talk about Cabinet to the 17th Annual University Museums and Collections conference, hosted by the University of Helsinki and the University of Jyväskylä.  The UMAC conference brought those working for or with University museums and collections from across the world to examine the innumerable ethical and ideological issues, challenges and opportunities confronting university museum and collections, and their role as agents of social change.

The 18th Annual UMAC Conference will be held in partnership with the...


We’re delighted to announce that Cabinet came first place within the category ‘Innovation Challenges – Staff’ at the University’s OxTALENT Awards for 2017.  Several members of the project team were able to attend the awards ceremony at the Oxford Martin School on Wednesday 14th June.  You can find out more here.

We would like to thank everyone who has contributed to making Cabinet a success, and in particular IT Innovation Challenges for...